April 10, 2019

Rahul Gandhi’s Entry to Kerala: Will it be a Game Changer | Decoding the Polls

In this part of CPPR’s election talk series, “Decoding the Polls”, our experts analyse the entry of Rahul Gandhi to Kerala.
April 9, 2019

A Vision for Higher Education Reform

‘A Vision for Higher Education Reform’ an e-book published by Centre for Public Policy Research is a compilation of articles and opinion pieces authored by CPPR research team led by Dr D Dhanuraj. The articles are intended for studying the […]
April 9, 2019

Brexit : A Never Ending Crisis

By Juanita Justin The ‘Last Chance’ vote that took place on the supposed Independence Day in Britain on March 29 resulted in rejecting the deal once again. The Withdrawal Agreement which has been previously voted down twice, lost again for […]
April 5, 2019

CVV in collaboration with CPPR launches MA in Public Policy and Governance

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), a Kochi-based public policy think tank on April 1, 2019 to introduce MA in Public Policy and Governance from 2019 academic year. The association […]
April 4, 2019

Event Report: Vikasarth Round Table on Discussion “Rebuilding Kerala Economy: Time for a Paradigm Shift?”

A two-day round table discussion on ‘Rebuilding Kerala Economy: Time for a Paradigm Shift’ organised by CPPR Centre for Comparative Studies in collaboration with Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) was held on March 22–23, 2019 at Rivera Suites, Kochi. […]
April 3, 2019

The state of affairs in Tamil Nadu|Decoding the Polls

‘The state of affairs in Tamil Nadu,’ is the third in the series of CPPR’s election talk series, “Decoding the Polls.”
April 3, 2019

Dos and Don’ts of voicing political opinion on social media

Dr. D. Dhanuraj, Chairman- Centre for Public Policy Research spoke on the Dos and Don’ts of voicing opinion on social media during election time. He mentioned the various methods adopted by Social media like Facebook and Twitter to discourage actions that […]
April 2, 2019

Desalination plants, a plan far from reality

*The news story published in The Times of India, quoting CPPR Chairman, Dr. D. Dhanuraj’s comment on how desalination plants are capital intensive and we will have to mobilize huge funds for setting up such plants. KOCHI: At a time […]
March 31, 2019

‘What’s the story in Yogi’s UP?’ is the second in the series of CPPR’s election talk series, “Decoding the Polls.”

‘What’s the story in Yogi’s UP? is the second in the series of CPPR’s election talk series, “Decoding the Polls.” “Decoding the Polls,” is a discussion series where our experts talk and discuss the trends, narratives, issues, and prospects surrounding […]
March 26, 2019

Asianet Cover Story: Tom Vadakan’s entry to BJP | ടോം വടക്കനും ബിജെപിയിൽ

Dr Martin Patrick, Chief Economist, CPPR talks about the need for transparency in electoral funding on Cover Story in Asianet News Channel.  He highlights that the funding details of political parties are clear pointers to their political agendas and economic […]
March 25, 2019

Time to turn around Kerala’s loss-making PSUs: Paul Antony

Cutting non-plan expenditure can solve fiscal crisis’ There is an urgent need to turn around Kerala’s loss-making Public Sector Undertakings by strengthening them with a qualified board of directors and through hard budget restrictions. Public-private partnership could be a way […]
March 25, 2019

Media Mentions: CPPR study on ‘Cold Storage’ quoted in India Today

According to a 2016 report by the Centre for Public Policy Research, titled ‘Government Role in India’s Ailing Cold Storage Sector’, 18 per cent of the country’s fruit and vegetable produce perishes in the absence of proper storage facilities. Just […]
March 24, 2019

Call for sustainable revenue mobilization

KOCHI: Experts called for a sustainable and practical way for fund mobilization in the aftermath of the August deluge that ravaged the state.  The demand was put forth at the two-day international round table ‘Vikasarth’ on ‘Rebuilding Kerala economy: Time […]
March 24, 2019

Two-day ‘Vikasarth Roundtable’ on Kerala economy concludes

KOCHI: The two-day ‘Vikasarth Roundtable’ discussing ‘Rebuilding the Kerala Economy: Time for a paradigm shift?’ concluded in Kochi on Saturday. The roundtable was organised by the Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi in collaboration with the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), […]
March 24, 2019

Do we have an answer to the rising food prices in Kerala? A study by CPPR

Supplyco was formed in 1974 with the primary objective of controlling the rise in prices of essential commodities. However, very few know about this objective of Supplyco since it’s commonly perceived as a manifestation of the welfare state, selling commodities […]

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